Archive - Jun 12, 2012
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 12
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 11:26pm.

video On Tuesday night the Wilmington Sharks improved to 8-5 on the season with a road win over the Morehead City Marlins. We also showcased the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament on Tuesday. Plus, game one of the NBA Finals is complete. The Thunder beat the Heat 105-94.

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FIRST ON 3: Ballpark petition has enough signatures, could go on November Ballot
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:23pm.

video The New Hanover County Board of Elections says it has verified enough signatures on a petition against a tax-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington.

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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach laws face a line in the sand
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:14pm.

video With a smoking ban under consideration at Wrightsville Beach, many people wonder if the town could even enforce such an ordinance. So what is legal? What's not? And where? At Wrightsville Beach the line in the sand is drawn at high tide. It's called the 1939 Line, which defines town property from the dunes to the high water mark.

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Carolina Beach town council developing plan in response to lease violation
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:08pm.

Town leaders discussed what to do about a lease violation for property owned by the US Army during its meeting Tuesday night.

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Senate budget gives NC gov more employment power
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:00pm.

North Carolina's next governor would be able to hire more political appointees than his predecessor and decide on pay for his Cabinet if the Senate's budget proposal becomes law.

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Carolina Beach revenue to drop despite higher tax rate
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 9:37pm.

Carolina Beach Town Council held a public hearing on the budget proposal for the 2012 - 2013 fiscal year. They adopted a 16.1 million dollar budget calling for a tax rate of 23.5 cents per hundred, an increase from the current rate of 17.5 cents.

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NC Senate approves sea level calculation bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 4:20pm.

The North Carolina Senate has approved a bill that ignores scientists' warnings of rising sea levels. Senators approved the bill on a 34-to-11 vote Tuesday. The measure received little fanfare and no senators spoke in opposition to the measure.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland business under investigation for trademark issues
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 4:00pm.

The Secretary of State's office is investigating a Leland business for trademark enforcement.

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